Unite the union said that any industrial action would cause major disruption to mainly BA flights, particularly long haul, during the school holidays as food has to be on board for pilots and cabin crew as part of their employment contracts.
I love watching “how it’s made” videos. This one takes us through the manufacturing process of Cathay Pacific Airways’ new A350 aircraft which landed for the first time in Hong Kong yesterday.
Cathay is the sixth airline to fly Airbus’ sleek wide body introduced in 2014.
The Cathay A350-900 feautres a three class layout with 280 seats in all, including 38 Business Class seats convertible to fully lie-flat beds, 28 in Premium Economy seats and 214 Economy seats..
Cathay has a total of 48 A350 XWB aircraft on order, including 22 A350-900s and 26 of the larger A350-1000s. Cathay’s new A350-900 will begin long-haul operations later this year after a preliminary period of regional service.
Cathay Pacific has launched a new #MyChinaExperience Tumblr Blog timed to celebrate the Year of the Monkey.
Snuggled among the details in a long, detailed, and well-worth reading analysis of the airline’s prospects, the Centre for Aviation, CAPA, reports that Cathay Pacific will fly its new A350XWBs to European destinations including Copenhagen, London Gatwick and Madrid.
UPDATED: More Turbulence–Nine Passengers Injured on Cathay Pacific Flight from San Francisco to Hong Kong on 19 Feb. This topic is among several key Cabin Safety Issues which will be addressed at the upcoming IATA Cabin Safety Conference in Madrid, …